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Vintage Suitcase Upcycled to Electronics Charging Station

An old suitcase is a perfect place to hide all of your electronics and their cords while they're charging. I used cheery fabric to update the lining of the suitcase, drilled 2 holes in the back to accomodate 2 extension cords, and filled it up! So simple, and looks so much better to have everything tucked away out of sight. And no more lost chargers!

To see more: http://cottage4c.com/charger-control/ and http://cottage4c.com/a-new-perspective/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Town and Country Living
    Town and Country Living Elburn, IL
    on Aug 24, 2012

    This is cool! I want to do this. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Ally
    Ally Schenectady, NY
    on Aug 24, 2012

    This is a truly great idea! And the fabric takes the ick factor of the old suitcase away. Brilliant.

  • Z
    on Aug 24, 2012

    What a neat idea Brenda. I have a few old suitcases I want to use for something. I might have to do this for our son. He has loads of things that need charging.

  • Brenda M
    Brenda M Pittsburgh, PA
    on Aug 24, 2012

    Thanks! I love hiding all of that stuff! Ally - I laughed at the ick factor - you're so right! The old lining reminded me of really old movie theaters - changing the lining made all of the difference!!!

  • Eclectically Vintage - Kelly
    Eclectically Vintage - Kelly New York, NY
    on Aug 24, 2012

    This is the best idea - I love vintage suitcases and I hate looking at electronics! Perfect solution! Pinning this to Hometalk's DIY board! http://pinterest.com/hometalk/hometalk-diy/

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